A Winged Victory for the Sullen is the name of ambient, post rock and modern classical duo Dustin O'Halloran and Adam Wiltzie. In this Ninja Tune Podcast, Adam sits down at Rough Trade East with music journalist and broadcasting legend, Mary Anne Hobbs. They discuss everything from winning Wimbledon, the influence of John Peel to playing the BBC Proms with Nils Frahm. An extra special Q&A also features an inquisitive Marina Abramovic in the audience. A Winged Victory For The Sullen have previously released on Erased Tapes and Kranky. Their new record, The Undivided Five, is out now on Ninja Tune. If you enjoy this episode don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast.
It’s a Brainfeeder affair! Longtime affiliate and Brainfeeder rep Paul “PBDY” sits down with beat scene veteran Teebs to discuss everything from the importance of collaboration to becoming a father. Teebs has just released Anicca, his fourth album on Brainfeeder and his first in five years. The record features artists such as Sudan Archives and Panda Bear. PBDY’s debut album, Careworn, will be released on Brainfeeder later this month. If you enjoyed the podcast don’t forget to rate and subscribe.
Jon More, co-founder of NInja Tune and one half of Coldcut is interviewed by the composer and pianist James Heather, who is signed to another of Coldcut’s labels, Ahead Of Our Time. James chats to Jon about his musicial history and focuses on his relationship with ambient music. Subjects covered include talking about the composer Elgar being a family friend, recording strings in Abbey Road, pirate radio stations, working with Steve Reich, ambient music’s history and its relationship with Ninja Tune and much more. Jon picks his desert island discs of ambient tracks and James picks some ambient highlights from Ninja Tune. This is an edited version of an original broadcast which aired on James’ “Moving Sounds” monthly show on Soho Radio. Don’t forget to rate and subscribe to the podcast.